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NIV, Maxwell Leadership Bible, 3rd Edition, Premium Bonded Leather, Burgundy, Comfort Print

NIV, Maxwell Leadership Bible, 3rd Edition, Premium Bonded Leather, Burgundy, Comfort Print

On 4/3 Ben wrote: Thomas Nelson, 2019.Now in its third edition, The NIV Maxwell Leadership Bible (Thomas Nelson, 2019) continues the legacy of respected leadership expert John Maxwell. For Maxwell, every Christian has influence to lead others. Thus, it is imperative to study the Bible in order to determine biblical ... Review: NIV Maxwell Leadership Bible (3rd ed.)

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3 Stars

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Grown-up Faith

Grown-up Faith

On 3/2 Ben wrote: Thomas Nelson, 2019For many seekers and growing Christians, there is the feeling of spiritual stagnancy. Why am I not growing, even if I am doing all of the right things? For this reason, Kevin Myers writes his new book, Grown-Up Faith: The Bigger Picture for a Better Life. Myers, the lead pastor ... Review: Grown-Up Faith

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3 Stars

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Morning and Evening Prayerbook

Morning and Evening Prayerbook

On 12/22 Ben wrote: The Christian Church has a rich history of prayer. From the days of the earliest believers, Christians have devoted time to communicate with their God. Now, in Jeanie and David Gushee's A Morning and Evening Prayerbook (Thomas Nelson, 2018), there is a rich source from which to join in the prayers ... Review: A Morning and Evening Prayerbook

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5 Stars

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NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Hardcover, Comfort Print

NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible, Hardcover, Comfort Print

On 11/15 Ben wrote: A revised version of the previously published NIV Zondervan Study Bible, the NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible (Zondervan, 2018) represents the best of biblical scholarship in a compact study Bible. It introduces Biblical Theology (BT), a discipline that is intended for readers to weave individual ... Review: NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible

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5 Stars

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The Infographic Bible

The Infographic Bible

On 11/9 Ben wrote: Our Bibles may contain words, but its message evokes grand imagery that can often be lost through an all-text document. Graphic designer Karen Sawrey's Infographic Bible (Zondervan, 2018) is an attempt to bring the text of the Bible to life through the visual arts. In a large collection of infographics ... Review: The Infographic Bible

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5 Stars

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NKJV, Ancient-Modern Bible, Hardcover, Comfort Print

NKJV, Ancient-Modern Bible, Hardcover, Comfort Print

On 10/16 Ben wrote: The Bible was meant to be read, interpreted, and applied in community. This community of faith does not simply exist with the present church but with saints throughout the ages who have a shared experience with Jesus Christ. Unfortunately, the insights of believers past can become lost in the dusty books ... Review: NKJV Ancient-Modern Bible

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5 Stars

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The Call

The Call

On 7/23 Ben wrote: Os Guinness' spiritual classic The Call (Thomas Nelson, 2018) has been reprinted in a new edition which features expanded chapters and a personal study guide. The book answers one of the most pressing and central questions to human existence: What is my life calling? Guinness approaches the subject from ... A beautiful blend of theological and devotional literature

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5 Stars

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NKJV, Vines Expository Bible

NKJV, Vines Expository Bible

On 7/2 Ben wrote: This is not necessarily a study Bible; it is more of a devotional Bible. To be sure, pastors and teachers will find much utility in Vines' trove of insights; however, it should not be a substitute for personal study. Vines' teaching is valuable and presented in a friendly, pastoral manner. As a Baptist ... NKJV Vines Expository Bible

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4 Stars

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NIV, Thinline Bible

NIV, Thinline Bible

On 11/7 Ben wrote: Zondervan's newly updated NIV Thinline Bible (2017) is a revised edition of its classic Bible. There is nothing new about the translation; however, the way in which it is presented varies. Of most significance is the new ComfortPrint font, specially designed by the publisher for readability. The ... Review: NIV Thinline Bible

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5 Stars

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They Came for Freedom

They Came for Freedom

On 10/27 Ben wrote: As we approach the season of Thanksgiving, it is easy to commercialize the American narrative. With flashy advertisements, holiday sales, and television specials, Thanksgiving can downplay the drama and severity of the events surrounding the founding of America. This is the problem that historian Jay ... Review: They Came For Freedom

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4 Stars

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NIV Reader's Bible

NIV Reader's Bible

On 10/15 Ben wrote: Study notes, commentaries, and illustrations are helpful, but there comes a time when one simply desires to read the Word of God, uninterrupted. That is the solution presented by the NIV Reader's Bible (Zondervan, 2017), a single-column, wide-margin version of the NIV Bible without headers, verse ... Review: NIV Reader's Bible

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5 Stars

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Boundaries Updated and Expanded Edition

Boundaries Updated and Expanded Edition

On 10/6 Ben wrote: The acclaimed classic Boundaries by Henry Cloud and John Townsend has been reprinted for the first time since its original publication in 1992. This book has stood the test of time for a reason: The content is amazing. Cloud and Townsend take a psychological and theological approach to relationships ... Review: Boundaries

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5 Stars

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The NIV Color Code Bible

The NIV Color Code Bible

On 9/28 Ben wrote: At first glance, the NIV Color Code Bible (Thomas Nelson, 2017) does not appear to be any different than a standard pew Bible. The text size, lack of study notes, introductions, and visual aids would make it virtually indistinguishable from a standard reader Bible. However, the distinguishing factor ... Review: NIV Color Code Bible

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4 Stars

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The King James Study Bible, Full-Color Edition

The King James Study Bible, Full-Color Edition

On 8/15 Ben wrote: The King James Study Bible (Thomas Nelson, 2017) is a full-color, magnificent Bible for the lover of the KJV. With a beautiful, flexible leather lay-flat design and large text, this Bible will make a fantastic resource for those interested in going deeper in God's Word. It has a colorful design, study ... Review: The King James Study Bible

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5 Stars

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NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

On 8/9 Ben wrote: The NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (Zondervan, 2017) is a fantastic resource to peek behind the pages of Scripture and discover the context behind the text. This hardcover Bible is, first and foremost, bulky. It is thick and filled with information on the background of seemingly mundane Bible ... Review: NKJV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible

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5 Stars

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Real Artists Don't Starve

Real Artists Don't Starve

On 6/19 Ben wrote: The proposition of Real Artists Don't Starve (2017, Thomas Nelson) is intriguing. It begins with a shocking discovery about Renaissance artist Michelangelo. While he may be seen as the stereotypical "starving artist," he was actually paid a fortune for his murals on the Sistine Chapel. This led ... Review: Real Artists Don't Starve

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5 Stars

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Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

On 6/9 Ben wrote: In an updated version of his groundbreaking work, Emotionally Healthy Spirituality (2017, Zondervan), award-winning author Pete Scazzero outlines ten problems that arise from spiritual immaturity and provides biblically based remedies. The thesis is simple: It's impossible to be spiritually mature ... Review: Emotionally Healthy Spirituality

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5 Stars

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NIV Kids' Visual Study Bible, Hardcover, Full Color Interior

NIV Kids' Visual Study Bible, Hardcover, Full Color Interior

On 5/26 Ben wrote: The NIV Kids' Visual Study Bible (Zondervan Kidz, 2017) is a full-color, illustrated study Bible for the young explorer. With over 700 illustrations, photos, maps, and infographics, this Bible also features a one-column layout and a ribbon marker. There are study notes on the sidebars and allow space ... Review: NIV Kids' Visual Study Bible

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5 Stars

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Giving It All Away...and Getting It All Back Again

Giving It All Away...and Getting It All Back Again

On 5/7 Ben wrote: In David Green's practical quasi-memoir, Giving It All Away...and Getting It All Back Again: The Way of Living Generously (Zondervan, 2017), the CEO and founder of Hobby Lobby reflects on a lifestyle of trusting God through financial and legal troubles. The master business leader tells of the famous ... Review: Giving It All Away...and Getting It All Back Again

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5 Stars

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The Gospel According to Paul

The Gospel According to Paul

On 4/22 Ben wrote: The Gospel According to Paul (Thomas Nelson, 2017) is an exciting exploration of Paul's version of the Gospel. Written by respected scholar and theologian John MacArthur, this book carefully analyzes some of Paul's most famous passages and interprets them to point to the heart of the Good News. ... Review: The Gospel According to Paul

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4 Stars

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Dawn of Christianity

Dawn of Christianity

On 3/21 Ben wrote: The Dawn of Christianity (Thomas Nelson, 2017) by Robert J. Hutchinson. Weaving Scripture, tradition, and archaeology together, Hutchinson creates a tapestry that shows how a ragtag group of fishermen, soldiers, and prostitutes—led by a rabbi—changed the world. There are four parts to this book: ... Review: The Dawn of Christianity

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4 Stars

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NIV Faithlife Study Bible

NIV Faithlife Study Bible

On 3/13 Ben wrote: The NIV Faithlife Study Bible. published by Zondervan, is a rich study Bible filled with colorful notes, maps, and commentaries highlighting key insights of Scripture. The appeal of this Bible lies in its full-color infographics and map. The Bible also includes introductions to each book of the ... Review: NIV Faithlife Study Bible

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5 Stars

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KJV Word Study Bible

KJV Word Study Bible

On 2/7 Ben wrote: The KJV Word Study Bible by Thomas Nelson is a powerful study Bible that outlines key words that, in the original Greek and Hebrew, are essential to "unlocking the meaning of the Bible." Additionally, the Bible features introductions to each book and full-color maps. My initial feelings toward this Bible ... KJV Word Study Bible

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4 Stars

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NIV Bible for Teen Guys

NIV Bible for Teen Guys

On 12/17 Ben wrote: The NIV Bible for Teen Guys, published by Zondervan, is a devotional Bible targeted toward young men from the ages of 13 to 18. Offering daily devotional readings from authors such as Mark Batterson and Max Lucado, the goal of this Bible is to build faith, wisdom, and strength in a growing godly man.This ... Review: NIV Bible for Teen Guys

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5 Stars

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Misconceptions

Misconceptions

On 12/5 Ben wrote: The premise behind Steven Reider's Misconceptions is simple: Christians neglect the reading of the Scriptures from its cultural-historical context, instead focusing on how it relates to contemporary culture. But there are some misconceptions that readers should be aware of before picking up this book... Review: Misconceptions - Steven Reider

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2 Stars

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